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11th World Halal Conference 2019 to be held in Malaysia April 3-4

The World Halal Conference (WHC) 2019 aims to foster a robust Halal Economy through global integration and ethical practice

By Danish Ahmad Khan

The Halal Economy is reaching new heights. Whether it’s fashion, travel, food or finance, the global halal industry is providing opportunities to companies which they just can’t afford to ignore.

Keeping this in view, the 11th World Halal Conference 2019 is being held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on April 3-4. The World Halal Conference (WHC) 2019 aims to foster a robust Halal Economy through global integration and ethical practice.

The 11th World Halal Conference (WHC), a Thought Leadership platform, has become an established part of the calendar in Malaysia. It is one of government’s strategies to make Malaysia as a global halal hub. WHC 2019 will bring together Head of Governments, academia and captains of industry to explore and deliberate on challenges relating to the development of Halal Economy.

World Halal Conference 2018 Malaysia1The WHC 2019 is being organised by the Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) and hosted by Ministry of Economic Affairs, Malaysia. The Conference and Parallel sessions will be held for two (2) days from April 3 & 4 at Level 1, Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Conference Theme

This year WHC 2019 will feature the theme on Fostering a Robust Halal Economy: Global Integration and Ethical Practise to reflect upon the uncertainties raised in building the future of Islamic Economy and aimed at accelerating competitive and inclusive economies around the world by enhancing the understanding of potentials of an Islamic Economy; facilitating public-private collaboration to improve competitiveness and inclusive growth performance of particular economies and regions; building a foundation to network; and collaborating with stakeholders across the world even in countries where Muslims are the minority.

The Halal industry has always been of paramount importance to Malaysia as a Muslim-majority country. The Muslim population worldwide translates into a rising international demand for Halal products and services. Halal is accepted as a truly global industry and this ever-increasing globalization represents a vibrant opportunity for the global economy.

Malaysia World Halal Conference 300x450Nevertheless, it also presents several challenges, to do with global attitudes and rapid technological change, hence it causes important responsibilities concerning the ethical governance and its harmonised regulation worldwide. With the current technology revolution, global integration becomes sudden and borderless. This is where by fostering a true Halal Economy, these challenges can be diminished.

The WHC 2019 is looking forward to taking realization forward to demonstrate that the Halal Economy has a vital role to assume its potential within the wider global economic returns.

Halal stakeholders from more than 50 countries are expected to be present at the 2-day conference. Among diverse participants include Government and Industry leaders, Halal industry players, Media, Academicians and Researchers as well as Business and Trade Associations.

The Indian Muslim Observer – India’s First Online Muslim Newspaper – is also proud to announce its association with the WHC 2019 by becoming one of the Media Partners from India of this prestigious global business event of the Muslim World.


The two-day event will feature components including and not limited to:

Ambassador Session: Leveraging the Halal Industry to Boost Global Integration

Ministerial Panel: Global Halal Economic Revolution

Captains of Industry Panel: Global Halal Industry in 2030 – A Vision

Contribution of Islamic Social Finance Towards Halal Economic Growth

Shaping A Sustainable Halal Ecosystem

Shaping The Future of Halal Healthcare

Emerging Halal Sector Outlook

Business Luncheon

The participation is by invitation. For registration and enquiries, the WHC 2019 Secretariat can be contacted at 1-800-880-555 (within Malaysia) or +603 7965 5444 (outside Malaysia) between 9 am to 6 pm, Malaysia local time, Mondays to Fridays or email to [email protected] Malaysia time zone is GMT 8+.

[Danish Ahmad Khan is Founder-Editor of India’s First Online Muslim Newspaper IndianMuslimObservercom. He can be reached at [email protected] or on his Mobile # 9990179721]

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